Category: Early Members Tell Their Stories

Serve the Law of the Mind

By Peter Ross Peter Ross attended a special conference for church lawyers that Father hosted in Alaska in the mid-1990s; this is his testimony of True Father’s way of training. If one wonders about the extent of God’s grace in the Completed Testament Age, one needs look no further than True Parents’ invitation...

Personal Time with True Father

By John Doroski This reflection is drawn from Mr. Doroski’s personal testimony of his experience with True Father at an October 1992 fishing workshop in Kodiak, Alaska. This has begun a journey to total mind-body unity and infinite joy and harmony in my marriage. Through we slept for only two hours, both enduring...

A Diplomat’s Family and Spiritual Works

by Byung-Sook Lim Han A testimony recorded in 1985 I was born into a Buddhist family; my mother was especially devout. Our family was relatively wealthy and my mother made a great many donations to Buddhist temples. However, I was not an ardent Buddhist. In 1956 I married my husband, Ambassador Sang-Kook Han,...

WHERE ARE YOU?

Finding inner strength when witnessing (or anything) is difficult By Robert Kittel Working as a missionary to South Asia, Mr. Kittel wrote this reflection in 1986. Eleven years ago, I Left the United States as a foreign missionary for a country in South Asia. I remember that the first time we went out...

“….Of Whom the World is not Worthy”

Excerpts from a speech to Unification Church Leaders at a Causa USA Seminar, on October 18, 1984 Father was incarcerated at the Danbury correctional facility from July 1984 to August 1985. A “Common Suffering Fellowship” of Christian leaders was speaking out again injustices being perpetrated against Christian leaders, among which Father was the...

A Bold Lady Evangelist – Part 3

Mrs. Youn Il-soon In I956, Youn Il-soon joined the Unification Church. Most of her extended family had already become members, but Miss Youn still belonged to the Methodist Church. For many months, she observed her family members and the Unification Church’s activities, even informing her own church about what she saw and heard....

The Bold Lady Evangelist – Part 2

Mrs. Youn Il-soon In I956, Youn Il-soon joined the Unification Church. Most of her extended family had already become members, but Miss Youn still belonged to the Methodist Church. For many months, she observed her family members and the Unification Church’s activities, even informing her own church about what she saw and heard....

A Bold Lady Evangelist – Part 1

Mrs. Youn Il-soon In I956, Youn Il-soon joined the Unification Church. Most of her extended family had already become members, but Miss Youn still belonged to the Methodist Church. For many months, she observed her family members and the Unification Church’s activities, even informing her own church about what she saw and heard....

KIM WON-PIL REMEMBERS THE EARLY DAYS – PART 4

By Rev. Kim Won-pil Kim Won-pil joined True Father in Pyongyang, North Korea (yet before the division had been fully cemented). Father was 26 years old and Kim Won-pil was 18. During the Korean War, after Father got out of the Hungnam special labor camp, both men traveled south from Pyongyang to Busan....